Sunday, December 26, 2010
Monday, November 22, 2010
Friday, November 19, 2010
Thursday, November 18, 2010
The impressive Salt Lake City, Utah Capital Building; Salt Lake city has many impressive buildings around town including the Mormon Temple Square. The only thing that may be more impressive than the buildings would have to be the organ in the Mormon Tabernacle.
|Bison grazing in front of Salt Lake|
Wednesday, November 17, 2010
Tuesday, November 16, 2010
Monday, November 15, 2010
|Boulder Dushanbe Tea House|
Saturday, November 13, 2010
|See ya later Kentucky!|
|St. Louis Arch|
|Monument Rocks of Kansas|
Thursday, November 11, 2010
Our next stop, Louisville, KY!
Spending only one night in Kentucky we were lucky enough to be able to catch the rodeo and it was a hoot! Unlike anything I had ever experienced before, witnessing real cowboys and cow ties; we had a great time.
Wednesday, November 10, 2010
Tuesday, September 28, 2010
"There is no such thing as a little garlic."
No statement were truer this past weekend at the annual garlic festival in Saugerties, New York.
After a beautiful drive upstate, my friends and I indulged in every kind of garlic flavored food you can imagine, even garlic cookies & ice cream! My favorite - the garlic ricotta fried ravioli in a garlic butter sauce!
Thursday, July 8, 2010
Yesterday White Plains, NY, where we reside had local shops burning down to the ground. Local news paper reports can be seen here http://www.lohud.com/article/20100708/NEWS02/7080372/White-Plains-blaze-destroys-East-Post-Road-businesses-25-firefighters-hospitalized
Dillon & I were just driving around trying to decide what to have for dinner when we happened upon the blaze - without my camera in hand I took a few shots with my iPhone before running home to grab the big guns and here is some of what I captured.
Monday, June 14, 2010
To my sweet Jasper - have a wonderful Birthday!
Wednesday, June 9, 2010
This past weekend my cousin and god-daughter Eliza had her 6th Birthday party at a Farm, http://www.riverridgestable.com .
She is a beautiful and bright young girl whose party and adorable face made for some great shots.
This horse was a Leo - Like me!
Saturday, April 24, 2010
Wednesday, March 31, 2010
This past weekend on Saturday March 27th was Earth Hour. An initiative started in Australia where people turn off all their lights for one hour from 8:30 to 9:30 to signify and stand against global warming.
I participated in Earth Hour last year at home and this year I wanted to capture what the great city of New York does. In the photo you can see the not so drastic change from pre-8:30 and post-8:30. The lights did go off in the Empire State Building...but to be honest I was hoping for more...
Maybe in a few more years when the word about Earth Hour spreads a little farther!
Sunday, March 14, 2010
This storm left everything but the calm! With nearly 200,000 people out of power and thousands of roads closed the catastrophe around us was not to be missed! On our way to breakfast this morning we took quite the detour due to downed trees and power lines that were still sparking! Took some pictures on our excursion but I especially love this shot of the worker who posed for me.
Yesterday amid the crazy Nor'easter I was taking a food photography class with amazing professional Lou Manna. www.loumanna.com check out his site to see some of his work. It was a great experience and I learned a TON! Here are some images from the class (as they speak louder than words)
Wednesday, March 10, 2010
…with the tulips on the table and the amazing weather we've been having it's feeling like Spring is here! Dillon and I have been in panini heaven this week concocting delicious sandwiches including Green Apple & Brie, Chicken & Spinach & Mozzarella and so much more… Then there was also Dillon’s new Chipotle Ranch he whipped up!
Tuesday, March 9, 2010
So last week we got Dillon’s Mom’s amazing cookie recipe! I think every time we go back to Chicago she has always had a good batch of these cookies around the house whether it’s the dough, the solid ones in the freezer that taste just as good post-microwave or the freshly baked ones! Last weekend while cooped up in the house due to the freezing weather outside we made an obscenely large amount of this incredible dough So much dough that we have been able to continue to bake fresh cookies all week long!